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Warm Fruit

Guava: Warm, sweet, effects stomach and large intestine, obstructive and constrictive, stops diarrhea and bleeding.

Chinese Date: Warm, sweet, effects spleen and stomach, qi and blood tonic, produces fluids, detoxifies.

Longan: Warm, sweet, effects spleen and heart, yang qi and blood tonic, removes blood stagnation, calms shen(mind).

Coconut Milk and Meat: Warm, sweet, produce fluids, promotes urination, kills intestinal worms.

Peach: Warm, sweet and sour, effects lungs and large intestines, activates blood, qi and yang tonic, produces fluids, lubricates intestines, stops cough, expels cold.

Lichi: Warm, sweet and sour, effects spleen and liver, yang, qi and blood tonic, regulates qi and blood, soothes liver and calms shen(mind).

Cherry: Warm, sweet and harsh, qi, yang and blood tonic, activates qi and blood, expels cold, wind and damp.

Kumquat: Warm, pungent and bitter, effects spleen and lung, regulates qi, dries dampness, transforms phlegm.

Dried Mandarin Orange Peel: Warm pungent and bitter effects spleen and lung regulates qi, dries dampness, transforms phlegm.

Hawthorn Fruit: Slightly warm, sweet and sour, effects spleen, stomach and liver, harmonizes middle jiao(mid abdominal organs), removes qi, blood and food stagnation (esp. Meat), expels tapeworms.

Neutral Fruit

 

Papaya: Neutral, sweet, effects spleen, stomach, lungs and large intestine, promotes digestion, destroys intestinal worms, lubricates lungs, stops cough.

Figs: Neutral, sweet, effects spleen and large intestine, stomach tonic, detoxifies.

Grape: Neutral, sweet and sour, lung, effects spleen and kidney, qi and blood tonic, strengthens tendons and bones, promotes urination.

Crab apples: Neutral, sweet and sour, effects heart, liver and lung, quenches thirst, stops diarrhea, astringes jing(life essence).

Olive: Neutral, sweet and sour, effects lung and stomach, qi and blood tonic, clears lung, benefits throat, produces fluids, detoxifies.

Loquat: Neutral, sweet and slightly bitter, effects lungs, stomach and liver, lubricates dryness, harmonizes stomach and soothes the liver, descends rebellious qi, stops cough.

Apricot: Neutral, sweet and sour, effects lungs, lubricates lung, produces fluids.

Pineapple: Neutral, sweet and sour, qi and blood tonic, promotes urination and digestion, quenches thirst, stops diarrhea, clears summer-heat.

Plum: Neutral, sweet and sour, effects liver and kidney, produces fluids, promotes digestion and urination, soothes the liver.

Sour Plum: Neutral, sour, effects liver, produces fluids, destroys worms.

Cool Fruit

Lemon: Cool, sour, promotes fluids, harmonizes, stomach, relieves thirst.

Mango: Cool, sweet and sour, effects stomach and lung, qi and blood tonic, benefits stomach, relieves vomiting, quenches thirst, diuretic.

Mandarin Orange: Cool, sweet and sour, effects lungs, diuretic, lubricates lungs, relieves cough, transforms phlegm.

Apple: Cool, sweet and sour, effects lungs and stomach, produces fluids, lubricates lungs, promotes digestion, relieves intoxification.

Strawberry: Cool, sweet and sour, effects lungs and spleen, lubricates lungs, produces fluids, detoxifies alcohol.

Pear: Cool, sweet, and slightly sour, effects lungs and stomach, produces fluids, lubricates dryness, transforms phlegm, clears heat.

Persimmon: Cold, sweet, effects heart, small intestine, lungs, and spleen, qi, blood and yin tonic, quenches thirst, lubricates lungs, benefits spleen.

Watermelon: Cold, sweet, effects heart, stomach and urinary bladder, promotes urination, lubricates intestines, quenches thirst, clears summer-heat, detoxifies alcohol.

Banana: Cold, sweet, lubricates intestines, detoxifies.

Grapefruit: Cold, weer and sour, effects stomach and spleen, harmonizes middle jiao, circulates qi, detoxifies alcohol.

Star Fruit: Cold, sweet and sour, effects stomach, kidney and urinary bladder, clears heat, produces fluids, promotes urniation, (helps kidney stones), detoxifies.

Muskmelon: Cold, sweet, effects heart and stomach, clears heat, quenches thirst, promotes urination.

Lemon: Cool, sour, promotes fluids, harmonizes stomach, relieves thirst.